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The season ahead: Avocado West girls soccer preview

The season ahead: Avocado West girls soccer preview

With U.S. Soccer now expanding its Development Academy program to include a girls’ program for the first time, high school teams across the county are feeling the effects of top players opting to participate in this new system of elite player development instead of playing prep soccer. In San Diego, nowhere will this shift have more of an impact than the Avocado West League which is jam-packed with top talent. It’s a central topic among that group’s coaches and could make 2017-18 one of the most unpredictable seasons ever. Here’s a brief preview of the six Avocado West girls’ squads.

Torrey Pines (10-0/1st)

Having graduated 11 seniors from a team that won...

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